Aerospace Engineering

SWE Outreach Project Connects Girls to Engineering

SWE member Juan Romero, a junior civil engineering major, helps area high school sophomores, Kelly Diaz, Edna Barrera and Rebeca Beltron construct a trebuchet during a recent outreach activity coordinated by the organization. Photo by Thomas Shea.

The University of Houston Student Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers recently worked to better connect a group of high school students with some of technologies that surround them by sharing the engineering and science concepts behind each one.

College Partners in $1.4M Grant to Benefit Regional Aerospace Education

University of Houston Vice President for Research Don Birx discusses how the strong educational component behind the new aerospace workforce partnership relates to early science and engineering workforce programs and the excitement they generated. Photo by Kyle Smith, San Jacinto College.

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is a key member of a group that has received a $1.4 million grant to undertake activities designed to provide cutting-edge continuing-education resources in aerospace engineering and train the regional aerospace workforce.

College Offering Scholarships for Accelerated B.S. to Graduate Program

NSF grant will fund more than 30 students over the next five years

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships for students in the college’s accelerated B.S. to graduate degree program.

Engineering Alum Journeys to Space

John "Danny" Olivas (1993 MSME), Mission Specialist. Photo courtesy of NASA

When the Space Shuttle Atlantis launches this Friday on a mission to the International Space Station, the list of Cullen College of Engineering alums who have been to space will grow by one name.